See our most common questions related to the Spain boat registration.
If a boat is less than 9 meters in length and has an engine with a power output of less than 8.69 kilowatts (11.74 horsepower), it will be subject to T0 tax.
A sea worthiness certificate is typically required for boats in Spain, and that the certificate is issued after a technical survey. The technical survey is carried out by a qualified surveyor who examines the boat and verifies that it is following the applicable regulations and standards.
You can operate boats up to 8 meters in length up to 5 miles from the coastline with a Basic Navigation Skipper licence (Patrón de navigación básica).
You can drive boats up to 15 metres in length if you have a Recreational Boat Skipper - Patrón de Embarcaciones de Recreo (PER) licence.
With Yacht License certification, your level of navigational proficiency will rise. You will be allowed to drive boats up to 24 metres long 150 miles inland.
By adding the Captain qualification, which removes all length and navigational limits, the Yacht License licence is extended.
For private boats, the requirement for a technical survey may depend on a number of factors, such as the size and age of the boat, its intended use, and the local regulations and requirements. While a technical survey may not be mandatory for all private boats in Spain, it is generally recommended as a way to ensure that the boat is safe and seaworthy.
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